fount fount

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a specific size and style of type within a type family
  2. (n) a plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water

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Usage(s):

  1. A fount of common sense, he remains.
  2. The mountainous north African nation is also a fount of humanity.
  3. The Marriott bombing was a reminder that the wild frontier between Pakistan and Afghanistan remains a fount of menace not only to Afghanistan and the West but also to Pakistan.

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Quotes

  1. "I'm in no hurry to go anywhere," Robert told Billboard. "I want to stay very close. This is a [fount] of knowledge, and I'm sticking as close to it as I can."
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Robert Plant Source: Great American Country

  2. "You might say that they think of the mind as a skyhook, as a near miraculous device that is an original fount of intelligence and creativity," Dennett said.
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Daniel Dennett Source: Stanford Report

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